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  • Despite slow start, Ravens should give Torrey Smith a new deal

    Despite slow start, Ravens should give Torrey Smith a new deal
    The offseason negotiations between the Ravens and receiver Torrey Smith will be intriguing. Smith is a free agent at the end of this season and probably could demand a lucrative, long-term contract if he produced big numbers. But Smith has just 18...
  • Evolution of a cornerback

    Evolution of a cornerback
    When Jimmy Smith was 13 years old, his older brother, Ryan Smalls, told him he would be a first-round draft pick and NFL cornerback one day. “It's funny but I believed it,” said Smith, who never had played until his brother took him to an...
  • Lions WR Johnson plans to sit until healed

    Lions WR Johnson plans to sit until healed
    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who is still suffering from a high-ankle sprain, plans to sit until it heals so he can compete at his same high level. Johnson injured his right ankle in Week 3 and missed his first game of the season in...
  • Lions' Calvin Johnson 'not there yet' with bad ankle

    Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who still is suffering from a high-ankle sprain, plans to sit until it heals so he can compete at his same high level. Johnson injured his right ankle in Week 3 and missed his first game of the season in...
  • Week 7: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings

     Week 7: Brad Biggs' NFL power rankings
    Last week in parentheses. 1. Broncos 4-1 (2): Challenging stretch coming: 49ers and Chargers at home in five-day span and then a visit to the Patriots. 2. Chargers 5-1 (3): Rookie running back Branden Oliver has gone past 100 yards rushing in two...
  • Strong defense leads Lions over Vikings

    Strong defense leads Lions over Vikings
    MINNEAPOLIS -- With two of the Detroit Lions' best players on offense injured and ruled out against the Minnesota Vikings, the defense made sure their presence wasn't needed. Detroit stifled, harassed and physically dominated the Vikings' offense on...
  • (Tony) Romo is burning, and so are Cowboys with fifth straight win

    (Tony) Romo is burning, and so are Cowboys with fifth straight win
    Oh, snap! The site of Dallas quarterback Tony Romo's career low point — a botched hold on a 19-yard field-goal attempt at the end of a January 2007 playoff game at Seattle — looked closer to a turning point for the suddenly scorching...
  • Raiders' Sparano stages ball burial in latest in long line of ploys

    A funeral doesn't sound like a good way to motivate a losing football team. Well, maybe if it's the type of service Tony Sparano held this week as interim coach of the Oakland Raiders, burying a football at the practice facility of the 0-4 team to...
  • Ravens corner Jimmy Smith to square off with imposing Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson

    Ravens corner Jimmy Smith to square off with imposing Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson
    When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers line up on offense, they're headlined by one of the most imposing wide receivers in the NFL. Vincent Jackson is big, strong and fast at 6-foot-5, 230 pounds. He's a proven deep threat who leads the Buccaneers with 21...
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 6: Bernard, Tate should see plenty of action

    Fantasy start/sit for Week 6: Bernard, Tate should see plenty of action
    Injuries are a pain (sorry about that) -- unless you're the beneficiary. That looks to be a recurring theme in Week 6 as key injuries on offense and defense present opportunities for certain players to fill up the fantasy football stat sheets. START...
  • Brad Biggs' Bears film session

    There is no such thing as a moral victory in the NFL, especially not after all three phases collaborated so thoroughly to waste a 14-point lead in Sunday's loss at Carolina. But if you are searching for something that could bode well for the remainder...